Statistics for the Health Sciences : A Non-Mathematical Introduction

By: Dancey, ChristineContributor(s): Reidy, John | Rowe, RichardMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: : SAGE Publications, 2012Description: 1 online resource (587 p.)ISBN: 9781849203364Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Statistics for the Health Sciences : A Non-Mathematical IntroductionDDC classification: 610.727 LOC classification: RA409 | .D363 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
COVER ; Contents; About the Authors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Companion Website; 1 An Introduction to the Research Process; 2 Computer−Assisted Analysis; 3 Descriptive Statistics; 4 The Basis of Statistical Testing; 5 Epidemiology; 6 Introduction to Data Screening and Cleaning; 7 Differences Between Two Groups; 8 Differences Between Three or More Conditions; 9 Testing Associations Between Categorical Variables; 10 Measuring Agreement: Correlational Techniques; 11 Linear Regression; 12 Standard Multiple Regression; 13 Logistic Regression; 14 Interventions and Analysis of Change
15 Survival Analysis: An IntroductionAnswers to Activities and Exercises; Glossary; References; Index
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COVER ; Contents; About the Authors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Companion Website; 1 An Introduction to the Research Process; 2 Computer−Assisted Analysis; 3 Descriptive Statistics; 4 The Basis of Statistical Testing; 5 Epidemiology; 6 Introduction to Data Screening and Cleaning; 7 Differences Between Two Groups; 8 Differences Between Three or More Conditions; 9 Testing Associations Between Categorical Variables; 10 Measuring Agreement: Correlational Techniques; 11 Linear Regression; 12 Standard Multiple Regression; 13 Logistic Regression; 14 Interventions and Analysis of Change

15 Survival Analysis: An IntroductionAnswers to Activities and Exercises; Glossary; References; Index

<a href=""http://www.uk.sagepub.com/dancey/""target=""_blank""> <img alt=""A companion website is available for this text""src=""/IMAGES/companionwebsite.jpg""> </a> <b> Statistics for the Health Sciences</b> is a highly readable and accessible textbook on understanding statistics for the health sciences, both conceptually and via the SPSS programme. The authors give clear explanations of the concepts underlying statistical analyses and descriptions of how these analyses are applied in health science research without complex maths formulae. The textbook takes students from the basics o

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Christine P. Dancey is Professor of Psychology at UEL
John G. Reidy is Principal Lecturer in Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University
Richard Rowe is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sheffield

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